Thomas Hall

Executive Vice President, Operations, LongHorn Steakhouse

Thomas Hall is the Executive Vice President of Operations for LongHorn Steakhouse and an Officer of the parent company, Darden Restaurants, Inc. He is responsible for the operation of more than 550 restaurants with 35,000 team members and $2.5 billion in annual sales. Thomas leads a team of five divisional Senior Vice Presidents in delivering against LongHorn’s strategy and providing a quality experience for guests.

Known for its passion for grilling fresh, tender, juicy steaks – including the signature Flo’s Filet and the Outlaw Ribeye – LongHorn welcomes guests with a warm, inviting, friendly atmosphere reminiscent of the American West.

Thomas has worked for LongHorn Steakhouse since 2004 and began his career as a dishwasher and grill cook at the brand’s fifth location in Sandy Springs, Ga. He progressed to become the Managing Partner of the same location, Director of Operations, and most recently, Senior Vice President of the Houston Division.

Prior to joining LongHorn Steakhouse, Thomas was an Executive Team Leader at Target. He graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Management Science.